Miguel A. Pillado

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies
Williams Hall, Room 405
Ph. D., University of California, Berkeley


20th and 21st Century Mexican and Central American Literature and Culture; US Latino/a Literature and Culture; Border Studies of America

Miguel A. Pillado earned his doctorate and master’s degrees in Hispanic Languages and Literatures from the University of California, Berkeley, and his bachelor's in History and Spanish from Occidental College. His research interests include 20th and 21st century Mexican and Central American literature and culture, hemispheric border studies of America and foreign language pedagogy.  He has presented his works nationally and is currently working on an article entitled “Almost the Same, but Not Quite: The Depiction of the Chicano Subject in Contemporary Mexican Literature.”